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North Korea turns to UN over US-South Korea war games

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 02:31

North Korea is asking the UN Security Council to hold an urgent session to discuss upcoming US-South Korean joint military exercises that Pyongyang described as a threat to peace.

North Korea marks war anniversary

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:47

The 1950-53 Korean War ended in an armistice, meaning the two Koreas remain technically at war. But in North Korea, the anniversary of the agreement ending the hostilities is commemorated as "Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War," a major national holiday.

North,South Korea exchange fire in disputed western coast

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:26

In response to North Korean shells from a live-fire drill that landed in disputed maritime border, South Korea on Monday swiftly fired artillery shells into the former`s waters.

US calls on North Korea to release war veteran

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 11:28

The United States called on North Korea on Saturday to release an elderly US military veteran held in custody since last month and who Pyongyang accused of killing civilians during the Korean War 60 years ago.

North Korea warns of war with talks offer

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 00:34

A top North Korean envoy on Friday said that US hostility could "lead to war any time" but he repeated an offer of talks with that he said could include discussion of nuclear weapons.

North Korea`s Twitter account hacked amid tension

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 16:40

Hackers have apparently disrupted North Korea`s government-run Twitter account. The disruption comes at a time of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

Chinese military on high alert over North Korean threat

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 10:52

China has put military forces on high alert in the northeastern part of the country, as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang to attack, U.S. officials have said.

US moves warship, sea-based radar closer to North Korean coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 12:25

The US is moving some of its key military assets, including a warship and a sea-based radar platform, closer to the North Korean coast to monitor Pyongyang`s military moves.

North Korean military posture unchanged despite war rhetoric: US

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 09:16

The United States does not see any change in the military posture of North Korea despite threat and recent rhetoric coming from its leadership, the White House said.

Furious over sanctions, North Korea vows to nuke US

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 15:59

North Korea vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by UN diplomats.

Deal for new search for US war dead in North Korea

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 13:21

The new searches are part of a broader US effort to improve relations with North Korea.

US seeks N Korea talks on recovery of war remains

Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 10:07

About 8,000 US service members are listed as missing from the Korean War that ended in 1953.